Travel to Ottawa to gain a better understanding of our country. Through meetings with political leaders, senior officials and others, you will learn a great deal about the workings of our democratic institutions. Through meeting one another and having discussions among themselves, you will learn to appreciate the diversity of Canada and the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship.
To qualify, you must:
- Be between 16 and 18
- Have excellent academic standing
- Be involved in Community Service with an emphasis on non-school related volunteering
- Have leadership abilities
- Be a Canadian citizen or have Landed Immigrant Status
- Be able to go to Ottawa from April 28 – May 2, 2o18
- Complete the application form HERE.
- Answer “What does being Canadian mean to you?” in a 250 word essay
- Attend an interview with a panel of Rotarians – to be scheduled at the end of January.
All expenses are paid, not including spending money. Please note that 3 scholarships are also available for the participants in the program.
Please submit your application to Ms. Falsetto before Friday, January 12th, 2018. The Byrne Creek Scholarship Committee will then shortlist the candidates. The Burnaby Rotary Club will make the final decision.
More information is HERE.
Please see Ms. Falsetto with any questions.